Carman Deck sentenced to death for third time

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Carman L. Deck was sentenced for a third time today to death for the 1996 fatal shootings of an elderly couple from De Soto. Two previous death sentences for Deck, now 43, had been overturned on appeal. The death sentence was imposed today at Hillsboro by Jefferson County Circuit Judge Gary Kramer, […]

State of Missouri v. Carman L. Deck

Supreme Court of Missouri, En Banc., June 1, 1999 On November 7, 2008, Carman L. Deck was sentenced for a third time to death for the 1996 fatal shootings of an elderly couple from De Soto. Two previous death sentences for Deck, now 43, had been overturned on appeal. The death sentence was imposed today […]

Two death penalty rulings from Missouri court

The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled one convicted killer should die but another should live. Condemned inmate Carmen Deck had claimed numerous mistakes were made during the sentencing phase of his trial for the murders of a couple from rural DeSoto, James and Zelma Long, in 19-96.. The court has unanimously refused to change his […]